MCC/CC Component of IPPS MS-DRGs

Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS IPPS 1 Comment

The Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) methodology utilizes the major complication or comorbidity (MCC) and complication or comorbidities (CC) designation for specific ICD-10-CM codes to impact the relative weight (RW) of certain Medicare-Severity Diagnostic Related Groups (MS-DRGs). Identifying the MCC/CCs in the clinical documentation is a vital component to...

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